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AuthorPlowman, Sharon A
TitleExercise physiology for health, fitness, and performance / Sharon A. Plowman, Denise L. Smith
Imprint Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008
Edition 2nd ed. reprint
Descript xix, 636 p. : ill. (col.) ; 28 cm


Introductory Unit. The warm-up -- Neuroendocrine control of exercise. -- Metabolic System Unit. Energy production -- Anaerobic metabolism during exercise -- Aerobic metabolism during exercise -- Metabolic training principles and adaptations -- Nutrition for fitness and athletics -- Body composition: determination and importance -- Body composition and weight control. -- Cardiovascular-Respiratory System Unit. Respiration -- Respiratory exercise response, training adaptations and special considerations -- The cardiovascular system -- Cardiovascular responses to exercise -- Cardiorespiratory training principles and adaptations -- Thermoregulation -- Cardiovascular disease risk factors and physical activity -- The immune system, exercise, training, and illness. -- Neuromuscular-Skeletal System Unit. Skeletal system -- Skeletal muscle system -- Muscular contraction and movement -- Muscular training principles and adaptations -- Neural aspects of movement

Exercise -- physiology Physical fitness -- physiology

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